Episode 167

Paul Berschick & Oleg Nenashev at FOSS Backstage 2023


April 14th, 2023

36 mins 58 secs

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Paul Berschick | Oleg Nenashev


Richard Littauer

Show Notes

Hello and welcome to Sustain!

We are at FOSS Backstage 2023 this week, and our host Richard is joined by Paul Berschick, who’s the organizer of the conference. Paul has been involved with Foss Backstage from the beginning in 2017, and he talks about the development of the event and how it has grown over the years. He mentions that the pandemic helped to refocus the conference and reach more people online. Paul also talks about his company, Plain Schwarz. Learn about Paul’s story, his views on the future of open source, and the personal growth required to get where he is today.

Richard’s next guest is Oleg Nenashev, TOC chair and community ambassador for the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF), and a core maintainer and board member of Jenkins. We hear about Oleg’s talk at FOSS Backstage, the public roadmap initiative in Jenkins. Oleg explains the obstacles he faced, what could have been done better, and how to make open source projects more sustainable and less fragile in general.

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